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. a find in the war of drugs. authorities shut down a tunnel between the u.s. and mexico >> a deadly storm system creating problems across the country as it dumps a foot of rain in some parts leading to severe flooding. . >>> welcome to al jazeera america. there are new revelations about just how far the national security agency has gone to spy on internet users. revelations that have reportedly led twitter to set up new types of enciption to protect messages from snoops, something google spent millions doing. facebook is trying to stay a step ahead. now the senate intelligence committee is set to tighten the rules. >> these are the slides leaked by whistleblower edward snowden in june. as long as the national security agency or the federal bureau of investigation are 51% sure that the user is foreign, their emails, audio and video chats, photographs and documents are all theirs for the searching. this >> carefully worded denials followed from the companies, arguing that they give specific information to the u.s. government as legally required on a case-by-case basis. these assurances have
talks that resumed in geneva today between iran and six world powers, including the u.s. is the second round of negotiations on iran's nuclear program since president hassan rouhani took office in august. the proposal would partially with u.s.-led sanctions for six months in return for iran's suspension of nuclear activity. john kerry continues a visit to israel and the occupied west bank in a bid to encourage u.s.- brokered peace talks. he faced palestinian complaints in ramallah on tuesday over israel's continued expansion of west bank settlements. in a rare move, john kerry said the u.s. views israel settlements as illegitimate, going beyond the normal white house language of not helpful. but john kerry stopped short of calling the settlements illegal. >> let me emphasize at this point the position of the united states of america on the considerts is that we now, and have always considered, the settlements to be illegitimate. i want to make it extremely clear that at no time did the agree asans in any way a matter of going back to the talks that they someh condone or
. medical professional working with the u.s. military and intelligence services were forced to violate that oath in the treatment of terror suspects captured after 9/11. even though torture was banned by executive order in 2009 the report said ethical violations continue at the president in guantanamo bay where detainees staging hunger strikes have been forced fed. detainee abuse on the war of terror. it was funded in the open society foundation. since 2011 the u.s. department of defense and c.i.a. have had policies requiring guantanamo doctors and other medical personnel to breach national standards including on site physicians have participated in interrogations and by assisting in force feeding. also the report found that military medical training lacks ethical grounding for doctors to protect human rights. the report comes months after president obama reiterated his promise to close down the prison. >> the pentagon is trying to manage the situation as best as they can. but i think all of us should reflect on why exactly are we doing this? >> reporter: the president's renewed effort
square was young people texting each other and using their smartphones and the virtues of being able to text and delete and connect with people -- and tweet and connect with people. it brought about another revolution. the same thing with syria. no leader anywhere in the world can afford to look away from huge populations of young people coming at us in unprecedented numbers. it is a different world. it will change politics. all of them in touch with aspirations. it is a different world. what we are going to try to accomplish with two enormous and high standard trade negotiations that are underway right now is to raise the standards and the possibility for people that trans-pacific partnership represents 40% of trade. and we can lock that in, it will open up trade around the world. it is the largest market in the world. it will create an enormous transformation in the standards that people are practicing. it is the largest market in the world. those efforts will dramatically expand our market reach and they will strengthen trading so we can engage and race to the top. not a race to t
accrue mostly to participate with higher skills. people can use computers. people can use robots and the like. and in that respect, even for a given distribution of educational outcomes, income distribution will widen, as the higher returns accrue to people who have the appropriate skill. so, it's hard to say entirely how to solve it. it's not a problem that can be solved quickly, but clearly trying to break down barriers to social mobility, trying to increase opportunities for training acquisition of skills, education, from a very young age, all the way through post-high school, junior college, and the like, is the basic approach. but it is a very, very difficult problem. to bring the federal reserve into it for a moment, as i said there's not much the federal reserve can do about very long-term trends like this that don't really have much to do with monetary policy. but over the shorter period, our efforts to put people back to work, and we are making extraordinary efforts to try to increase the number of jobs in our economy, that's going to be important factor reducing inequal
? can you give us any more feelings on that?you listed it as one of the , but can you be more graphic? can you give us any more detail as to the extent about the cuts to our military capability. -- our military capability? statess in the united and one of those involved in protecting the government's thetion when we published strategic defense and security review in october of 2010. remarks, in my opening the administration at that time, although there were some underlying concerns, they were persuaded that we were going to spectrum of full capabilities, that they were reassured that our defense spending would remain above 2%, certainly throughout the life of this parliament, and that the numbers we were talking about for interventions in the future were scalable. they were not as great as we have managed before, but they were nevertheless militarily significant numbers for continuing operations and for large single operations. i talked also about the niche areas. they were reassured may be surprised we were putting an extra $1 billion with this parliament and that money was going to
to the us denies access to suspect we get from a generalist he says he's gotten truth. us soldiers all to blame. the special forces and the translators were indeed responsible for these men's fate. the sun shows stay america belongs the state of emergency in its relations with iran. someone even tougher restrictions despite attempts to seal a new clear agreements plus the all day and atmosphere of fear within britain. we need to learn he was targeted by controversial british government campaign to out the illegal immigrants on top stories this hour. the he's been through it with his lp with international news and comment. an investigation into the killings of civilians in afghanistan with the drops off to the us refused to cooperate american special forces and suspected of the madness but investigators have been refused access to them everett of the men were detained during us raids in afghanistan border problems that result to the twenty twelve and feathery twenty thirteen. they then disappeared. tim doherty is what makes had discovered just several hundred meters from an american in
check check >> the u.s. and afghanistan reach a tentative deal to keep u.s. troops past next year as av gab elders gather to talk about the agreement. no deal as world powers try to come to terms on a solution on iran's nuclear program. >> henry trey raydull takes a leave of absence to seek treatment after pleading guilty to the buying of cocaine. >> hello, welcome to al jazeera america, i'm stephanie sy. a decision on the future of u.s. troops in afghanistan now in the hands of a council of tribal leaders. more than a decade after america entered the region thousands of delegates are gathering on thursday, known as the loya jirga. they'll accept or reject a security pact. u.s. forces that remain after next year will receive immunity from afghan courts - that was a key point. also - american forces will not target afghanistan civilians, including in their home. afghanistan will fund the forces. secretary of state john kerry clarified a key part of the deal. >> it is entirely train, equip and desist. there's no combat role for the american forces. the bilateral agreement is an effo
program uses sophisticated buy metric checks to decide who should get a handout of rations. it is a massive logistical exercise that costs $8 million a month. kenya has paid a heavy price and the time is now right for refugees to go. the reactions are calculated to make sure each person gets just enough nutrition to survive. earlier this month, the agency announced it was cutting food by a quarter, thanks to a budget shortfall. >> the reduction in rations has nothing to do with the agreement. it is just a coincidence. the refugees don't see it that way. for them, it sends a very clear message that both the kenyans have had enough of them. >> this man understands how his community feels. he knows are nobody who thinks somalia is now safe. >> i want to thank the unhcr and kenyan government for hosting us, but as a 11 gee leader, i don't think many are willing to go back. >> very few. i'm not sure any will go right now. >> if you want to get a sense of just how things still are in somalia, consider this. the place that refugees run to is always better than the home they've lef
in the middle east. >>> this is free solo climbing or scaling a mountain without a rope. to us non-climbers, the best free soloist in the world will tell us what it's like to climb a mountain with nothing but your bear hands and chalk. welcome to "consider this." new jersey governor chris christie with an historic win in a big blue state. and in virginia agency race it was a suspenseful night with a race between a democrat and a conservative republican. it's where tea partyers got top billing. we'll take a sneak peek of staying power tha , and the seismic shift to the left. i'm joined which jeff warren, and bill snyder, professor at george washington university. they're both in our washington, d.c. studios, and here in studio with me is tom doherty, former senior adviser to george pataki. bill, let's start with you. chris christie, a big win. but when you look at the exit polls in a hypothetical match up to hillary clinton he would lose in his own state. >> it tells us that new jersey is still a blue state, and hillary clinton is still a very popular figure there. look, christie wo
from state department and u.s. aid officials held by the foreign relations subcommittee. this is live coverage on c-span3. >>> good morning. let me welcome you all to the subcommittee on east asia and the pacific for the senate foreign relations committee. let me thank chairman menendez for allowing us to conduct this subcommittee hearing on such short notice. senator rubio, thank you very much for your help and your staff's help in arranging this hearing in record time. when we say the senate can't act quickly, we did act quickly on putting this hearing together, and i very much appreciate that, all the people who worked to make this possible. nice to see you again, we were together yesterday, billy, referred to that, but the filipino ambassador to the united states is a friend and has been extremely helpful to us. shortly after the typhoon, we had a chance to talk, and at that time i expressed our deep condolence on the loss of life as a result of the typhoon, and america's interest to exercise leadership internationally in assisting the filipinos in the recovery, saving lives, and
forth. away from that. our hope is the process of the next months and years will unable us to do that. thank you, chairman menendez, for convening our second hearing to consider the convention on the rights of persons with disabilities. think you, secretary kerry, for your ongoing leadership. protecting the rights of disabled persons has historically garnered the support of all americans. ratification would solidify the strong u.s. commitment to equal opportunity for disabled persons, protection for disabled americans abroad, wounded veterans. greatear we missed a opportunity. it's my hope that we don't make the same mistake again. mr. secretary, this entire hearing strikes me as revisiting important fundamental issues that need to be asked and answered to reassure those of my constituents who have not heard yes yet. in your view, what is the response to critics who charge the sea rpd that would violate u.s. sovereignty, and the disabilities committee would be empowered under this treaty to dictate how the iron states treat people with disabilities here at home. sovereignty,ct to ther
thank you r joining us. if you cannot catch us live. tv are the show.we will see you. afflicted with serious problems and had not been properly tested. that did not stop him from admitting recently he do nothing about all those problems. >> i was not informed directly the web site would not be working away it was supposed to but i was informed there would not say it is great. gerri: jay carney confirmed today to end at henry the president was briefe march this year it contradicts the president and mr. obama statement last week is only the latest example of the administration's seeming propensity to mislead and consistently deceive the public. in fact, he met with insurance industry executives and hhs secretary sebelius april 12th this year just days after burroughs became aware of the mackenzie findings. incident, and there are many more. president obama told americans that they could keep their doctors and insurance if they like them. at least 37 times during the presidential campaign. we now know those statements are untrue and raise questions as to whether obamacare could hav
in the region, and ths state department has been on, engaged, so there has been a u.s. response with the n international community to assist the philippine nal co government. the immediate needs have been in the area of food, water, and medicine, and logistics, long-term needs are going to be the rebuilding of the affected l areas, and clearly that will become a challenge for the ge philippine islands, and for the help of the international community.help o it's personal to many people in america. we have 4 million americans of f filipino descent that live in america. and in the state of maryland, we have 26,000. we and yesterday, with the ambassador's assistance, and jeremy, with your help, we met with representatives of the hel filipino community in maryland,e and they are, obviously, very anxious because they have relatives and friends that werea directly impacted and they are worried about their well being.h they also are frustrated becaush they want to help, and how can they help? que and that's a question we're try going to try to focus on during this hearing, is how can individuals
think it is useful but not absolutely essential to the overall relationship. just getting the team together on the american side, which hampered its first few months, but i would not myself think that this was critical to the issue of inking forward. i think that has to be done to some degree by the prime minister and the president. they have little time together, so it is very much something that needs to be included in the regular meetings at the foreign secretary level and then at the theor official level, like political director and others in the foreign office. you have this overview of the overall relationship. >> well, that takes me rather neatly onto my next point, which is that sometimes we make a mistake in this country in seeing american foreign-policy as being monolithic, because you have a number of sources. you have got the white house, that you mentioned. you have got the state department. you have got the senate, the foreign relations committee. c, and youot the ns have got the pentagon. do you think that we have difficulty here in formulating policy when there are
>> in addition to announcing a review of u.s. ties, the pakistani government also summoned the u.s. ambassador to warn of a standoff and less drone attacks ceased. also financing the strike from the leading pakistani opposition leader imran kahn proposed a ban on nato supply trucks inside pakistan. ofn accused the u.s. sabotaging the peace talks. >> i feel sad that just as the dialogue was about to start take, those who are still part in the talks, were killed yesterday. >> the pakistani taliban has sayed asly picked kahn its new leader. the suspect in friday's armed attack at the los angeles international airport could face the death penalty for shooting dead a transportation security administration officer and wounding five other people. is charged with murdering a federal officer and committing violence at an international airport. the head of the police at lax described the attack. >> at 9:20 this morning, in individual came into terminal 3 of this airport, pulled an assault rifle out of a bag and began to open fire in the terminal. he proceeded up into the screening area wher
in the initial days of the troubled website. >> a stunning admission by the u.s., john kerry admits some surveillance has gone too far, just as giant tech companies push back against the government. >> the bottom line is people are going to go hungry. >> the federal cuts making it harder for struggling families to put food on the table. >> a threatened species makes a comeback. the salmon population is pushed toward record numbers. >> good morning, good to have you with us on this friday with that welcome to aljazeera america. >> for more than a month now, the obama administration has been saying how many millions of people have visited the health care website, but they have kept quiet about exactly how many have enrolled, insisting they do not have those numbers. >> new documents show the white house has a pretty good idea. >> even the president admits healthcare.gov has problems. >> the website is too slow, too many people have gotten stuck. >> just how many people have gotten stuck or how many ever enrolled are figures the obama administration has been denying the public for days now.
will join us and other countries. there are some very, very serious efforts being developed everywhere to try and make this conference possible. but, you know, we will say it when it happens. >> reporter: let's go to al jazeera and in beirut in lebanon where they are going in the coming hours and they say geneva two will not happen or go ahead without opposition but that are divided whether to take part and the conditions it wants for doing so. >> absolutely. they said it would be preferable to have one opposition united speaking under the same umbrella or attending under the same umbrella, which is actually not the position of either syria or russia. they seem to think there are several oppositions and they seem to think or they are backing what is called the domestic opposition, that means opposition parties that are based in damascus and never taken up weapons against the government. so you do have very difficult issue to solve there before going to the geneva two conference if it happens. also you have to bear in mind that the geneva two conference will implement geneva one and it
our story. a pakistani family talk starts he after outlining the us congress the full horror of a cit a drone strike. eu officials had to washington what went on earth. the truth about american spying program takes millions of europeans have found themselves targeted by bike it's worse for obama bush was running the show. the country's leadership seems to be on clear what its national security agency is doing as we report later. the syrian government dismantled its chemical production facilities but the disarmament process pain in the balance of some rebel groups continued to defy the deal. watts. water teach science. as of the really bad about here the fourth test on the nose wheel over it the smiles that the us military officers mask the pain full force feeding of detainees at guantanamo bay. archie reports from behind a barbed wire. a new new. watching the weekly it's not a cure mrt with me in east now it's good to have you with us that the latest news plus a look back at the week's top stories putting a human face to america's so called war on terror in pakistan on family and a dr
, and undocumented activist named ju hong joins us to talk about how obama's immigration policies have torn apart his family. then pope francis issues streaming -- stinging critique. we will speak with two dissident priests on the pope's radical economic message, perusal to alter church doctrine on abortion and female priests. the supreme court will hear a case over whether for-profit conversations -- corporations can exclude birth-control and health insurance they provide their employees under obamacare. all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. has agreed tourt take on cases that could decide of corporations can ignore parts of federal law raced on the religious police of their owners. the cases center on the controversy over whether for- profit corporations must fully cover birth control and health insurance they provide for their employees. two companies, hundred lobby and consetoga wood from object offer birthem to control. the case could force a rehashing of the landmark citizens united decision which ruled companies hav
are expected to use the trial to undermine what they see as the legitimacy of the ousting outside for more seasonally for the trial unconstitutional. the trial is exposing a deepening schism in the jets' between more sees islam as it is on one hand and egypt's security establishment of the nation's mortar muslims secularists christians would in all the other. police in the israeli city of lights to match the question several associates of her ricky may allegations of so much in extremely close municipal election result one hundred votes separated incumbent every team and watch the apatow from second to challenge or any color and sixty more than eighteen thousand residents. he's already everest today people in the investigation into voting irregularities. often it would sound with two hundred sites like these election results and suspicions of flu have led to protests calling for new election in which image which is growing increasingly tense as ultra orthodox second date with its began to obama in recent years to rekindle the most conservative jurists that shelling the media and enforcing
. why are regular pakistani's upset with the u.s. instead of celebrating the death of a mass murderer. why does it seem america issen my number one in pakistan? florida atlantic's football coach forced out for allegedly using drugs. as america's marijuana laws are relaxed should the sports crackdown on pot go up in smoke? are we alone in the universe? scientists found billions of reasons why we may not be. i'm antonio mora. we begin with a poisoned partnership between u.s. and pakistan. a drone strike friday killed taliban leader hakimullah mehsud, before peace talks between the pakistan government and the taliban were supposed to begin. pakistan's interior minister accused the u.s. of tarting not the taliban, but regional piece. >> it was an ambush, not a fire from the front, an ambush. >> in washington, chairman mike rogers was all for taking out hakimullah mehsud. >> he's part of an haka ni network. this was a bad guy. by the way, there's information recently that concerned us about the safety of our troops. i'm a little better for our troops today than i did before this event happ
background, making her show the highest rated talk show in television history. oprah winfrey has used her influence to support underserved communities and lift up the lives of young people, especially young women around the world. in her story, we are reminded that no dream can be deferred when we refuse to let life's bstacles keep us down. [applause] >> the medal of freedom honorees, please. [applause] all right, that concludes the formal part of today's ceremony. i want to thank all of you for eing here. obviously, we are deeply indebted to those who we honor here today. we're going to take some pictures with them and their family members. the rest of you, i understand the food here is pretty good. [laughter] o i hope you enjoy the reception and i hope we carry away from this a reminder of what jfk understood to be the essence of the american spirit, that it is represented here and that some of us may be less talented, but we all had the pportunity to serve and open people's hearts and minds in our maller orbits. i hope everybody has been inspired as i have been in participating and bei
minister argued for a --e active western european we had theink example of the use of chemical weapons in syria and it was the american president who had to persuade prime minister cameron. prime minister cameron already saw the need for action. in both countries, public opinion was extremely cautious. a majority was opposed to any form of direct military action, which is what came through here. that was ultimately the reason why american policy evolved as it did. even before the american position eve alt, my immediate reaction -- evolved, my immediate reaction was that it the type ofange relationship we have with america in one go. watching the american reaction in the days ahead for the president felt it necessary to consult congress. had there been a congressional vote, it it would have been touch and go. numbers and the house looked to be negative. in terms of having the u.k. and ,he u.s. at a popular level there is quite a shared set of views in the world we are in after afghanistan. the house of commons vote as having a negative vote on the u.k.-u.s. relations. the u.s. was in th
h. this is al jazeera. >> hello there, welcome our top stories. any deal keeping u.s. troops won't get final approval until after he leaves office. >> with all the news from europe, as three women are freed by police in london, after being held as slaves for 30 years. and no release, ukraine's refuses and drops plans for a landmark trade deal with europe. also ahead, go home. somali refugees in kenya have told they have to leave, they say that will put them back in danger. and on the frail of the lizard kings. the world's most notorious wild life trafficker. afghanistan's president has announced he won't sign an agreement to keep u.s. troops there after next year. they should support the deal, but that he would leave it to the next president to give its final approval. elections are due in 24 teen. one of the most contention issues in the security packet is giving u.s. troops immunity from prosecution under afghan law. as well as the right to self-defense. but only if forces ask them to, and finally troops numbers. if the draft is signed up to 15,000 american soldiers could stay
it is mostly thank you very much for joining us. we begin with the news that iran and six world powers managed to clinch a deal in any of the sunday morning which will see it around. in exchange for the relaxation of such sanctions. us president barack obama says the agreement talks all towards developing nuclear weapons. the results in the creation of a more stable secure a middle east. the us second stage on kerry to is hating the deal with iran. he is called today that there's plenty more work still to be done us a contest. now really hard part begins. that is the effort to get a comprehensive agreement which rule of law are enormous steps. in terms of verification transparency and accountability. don't carry that speaking alongside william hague the british foreign secretary in london white house's official wanna give the president to barack obama has spoken to the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu about that deal with it the wrong of course israel had forced a considerable concerns about six months to more analysis now all those talks in geneva which await a bite of the bomb on me
>> on c-span tonight, discussing foreign investment in the u.s.. there is a hearing on syria's civil war. primeter, the iraqi minister. at the commerce department investment summit, the ceos talk about the u.s. investment climate and the government policy on attracting foreign investment, some of those policies include immigration, the debt ceiling, and energy. it is moderated. [applause] >> good morning everyone. lou, thank you -- lew, thank you for your excellent remarks. thank you to both of them for their leadership. it has been outstanding for the subject matter we have before us these next few days. their insights as it applies to the business community are very valuable to all of us that are joining us today. we are off to a great start to what promises to be a gay -- great conference and agenda. thank you to all who has come great distances to be with us today. i am very pleased to announce our first panel that is entitled usa?hy select the perspectives on operating in the united states." this'll be a very informative and invaluable discussion. it is also my pleasure
of of us in the near future is to universalize the protocols. we are working on expanding the applications and implementation. 2009, joined the iaea in there were 93 countries that implemented the protocol. now 121 countries are implementing the protocols. additional protocols are to exclude the possibility of undeclared activities. we would like to see more countries that would adhere to the additional protocols. where else we could do more or not, i think that the priority for us is to universalize or expand the number of countries that implement the initial protocols. unfortunately, because the questions are excellent, we will break off questions now. r> dear little -- leade references are a little uncomfortable, but i -- i'm jane harman. before becoming president and ceo of the wilson center two and half years ago, i served as a member of congress for nine terms. i met with you in vienna as part of a delegation in january 2010 just after you have -- had assumed the responsibility as director general. we in congress at the time knew three things about you, and they still apply. number o
to give us some perspective on the situation. isn't north korea on the u.s. state department list of countries to avoid for u.s. citizens? >> the state department can only advise americans not to go to certain countries, in this case north korea, but mr. newman had the freedom to go there if we wanted if granted a visa. he went via a beijing-based tour company. you can tell imagine that before they bring any tourist into north korea, because this is quite a type of specific adventure traveling, that they would warn people what to do and what not to do, and one thing they make very clear is you have to listen to your north korean guide. that was the experience we had ourselves. they tell you what to do and where to go, and you are not supposed to step out of the hotel room. >> so melissa what kind of recourse does the family have? >> unfortunately the family will have to wait and depend on the state department. this is something the north koreans will try to use to their advantage, perhaps to get food aid or some sort of concession from the united states. >> and the north koreans a
breaks for companies that are shipping jobs overseas. they have even been used to block common sense, and widely supported steps to protect more americans from gun violence. even as families of victims sat in the senate chamber and watched. they have prevented far too many americans from serving their country. it has harmed our economy, and be harmful to our democracy. and it's brought us to the point where a simple majority vote no longer seems to be sufficient for anything. even routine business. through what is supposed to be the world's greatest then rahtive body. i realize that neither party has been blameless. for these tactics. they have developed over the years. and it seems as if they are continually escalated but today's pattern of obstruction it just isn't normal. it's not what our founders envisioned. the deliberate and determined effort to obstruct everything no matter where the merits just to refight the results of an election is not normal. and for the sake of future generations we can't really become normal. so i support the step the majority of senators took to chang
he will be sorely missed. that's it for this week's show. i'm david asman. thanks for watching us. you can catch me on "after the bell" on the fox business network. >>> hello, i'm gregg jarrett. welcome to america's news headquarters. brand-new reaction to iran's nuclear deal. this agreement reached by iran, the united states and five world powers calls for tehran to curb its nuclear activities for six months in exchange for easing of some sanctions. however, not everyone is happy with this deal. national security correspondent jennifer griffin live in washington with more. jennifer. >> gregg, differences are emerging over the interpretation of what the deal does and doesn't do. >> translator: no matter what interpretations are given iran's right to enrichment has been recognized in the text and for that reason i announce that iran's enrichment activity will continue as before. >> there is no right to enrich. we do not recognize a right to enrich. it is clear in the npt it's very clear that there is no right to enrich. >> here's what the deal includes. it pauses construction of th
america. i'm del walters. check us out 24 hours a day on www.aljazeera.com. if you were holding outz. hope that bipartisanship still had aerolite to play, you can give up. today the democratic leader harry reid launched the so called nuclear option and removed the minorities ability to exercise what little power it had left, to block president obama's judicial nominees. frustrated with the g.o.p.'s long list of obstructive judges and agency heads, the move by the democrats upended 225 years of senate history, and significantly alters the day-to-day operation of the upper chamber. we'll talk about it all on this edition of "inside story." but fist this background. >> the american people believe congress is broken. the american people believe the senate is broken. and i believe the american people are right. at the start of the session, harry reid made history, and called for a rule change that would allow an up or down vote or judicial nominations and executive decisions. >> the change would ensure nominations and up or down vote, on confirmation. yes, no. the rule change will ma
a short time ago. ktvu's alex savidge was there and joins us live with what led deputies to the suspects and what the victims' family said today at the announcement. good afternoon, alex. >> reporter: well, good afternoon. the victims' family has waited a lon time for this. they tell me they never gave up hope. it's been more than two decades in this case. it's been a lot of frustration, a lot of despair for this family but they are glad with the work that the cold case detectives have put in, in this case and finally, they say, the man accused of killing their beloved father, the two people accused of killing their beloved father, both behind bars. >> we're pretty overwhelmed at the moment. very surreal. not like something can tell you what to expect when this happens. we waited a long, long time. >> reporter: that's tammy borha. she's the victim's father. he was found dead in the east bay hills back in 1990. the homicide was originally investigated by the east bay regional parks police. investigators at the time zeroed in on the victim's ex- wife, sheryl ann dras, and her lover, willia
are required to purchase -- >> an insurance policy has a series of benefits, whether you use them or not. one of the benefits -- >> that's why the health care premiums are increasing, we're forcing them to buy things they will never need. thank you, madam chairman. >> the individual policies cover families, men offer ten do need maternity coverage for their spouses and for their families, yes. >> single male age 32 does not need maternity coverage to the best of your knowledge has a man ever delivered a baby? >> gentlelady's time -- >> i don't think so. >> -- has expired. gentlelady, cathy morris rogers. >> thank you, mr. chairman. although we were told repeatedly that if you liked your health insurance plan you would be able to keep it, we're now being told by the government that they have determined many existing plans to be lousy, subpar. in reality, this law is becoming quickly less about helping americans purchase affordable coverage and more about compelling millions of americans into a struggling medicaid program. in my home state of washington, 90% of enroll ees will be in medicaid. 1
ask obama to bring my cat back to life the us to go to war on terra is missing its market with human rights groups reported mounting civilian deaths. he travels to a yemeni the beach to hear first hand accounts all that remains from a us predator drone strike right here in yemen that killed two suspected members of al qaeda but also send billions. so is the loss of innocent lives justified in the fight against al qaeda stay with us as the report from one of the front lines in the war on terror. the russian court approached by guilt of my four greenpeace activists bring in the tenth of april least twelve for them part of a group of faithful or attempt to storm and i'll stick with egg on top stories this hour . the city to promote good it is not to repeat it for hours that day up to twenty three people being killed and powerful tools to be a reagan embassy in lebanon's capital beirut conflicting reports suggest the real cocoa after jake is among the victims of the bombings and injured more than one hundred and forty seven is gripping calcutta has reportedly claimed responsibility for t
york: a tentative agreement allows for thousands of u.s. troops to stay in that country until 2024 training and assisting afghan troops. it does not allow troops to take on combat and needs to be approved by a council of elders. the u.s. and other world powers are in geneva discussing the nuclear program. the agreement an limiting the nuclear capability in exchange for easing sanctions is possible. >> the florida congressman that pleaded guilty to drug charges has taken a leave of absence, henry trey raydull was caught buying from an undercover police officer. >> bill clinton was one of 16 given the medal of freedom. others were loretta lynn, ernie banks, and media mooingual oprah winfrey. the medal of freedom was created 16 years ago. >> pat quinn signed into law same-sex marriage legislation. kentucky. explosive details of bomb makers that made their way to the u.s. consider this - how could the american government let them resettle in america? and paul ryan predict an end to the theatrical budget. will they produce one? >> a rod storms out of an appeals hearing. was it a stunt?
to their home countries and told to infiltrate groups in order to help us capture and kill al qaeda operatives. of course this was risky considering that these prisoners could remain on their deal with the us and instead turned to kill americans. but as the ap reports for the ci day that was an acceptable risk for the american which was never told the programme was one of the many secret trade offs the government maine on its behalf. at the same time the government used the risk of terrorism to justify imprisoning people indefinitely. it was releasing dangerous people from prison to work for the ci day. so to get a little more perspective on as i was going to earlier by colonel morris davis former chief prosecutor at guantanamo bay and currently a law professor at howard university. at first asked him if he had known that any of this was going on at the time well i'd heard rumors of the different programs to strawberry fields and penny lane is well that about time i came on board in september of two thousand and five these were the new boarding pass so they really did keep this under wraps wh
. statehood can be a fiction that hides dangers lurking beneath. all of these challenges will be with us for the foreseeable future. there is not a short-term vision to these are a first century threats. we must manage through these realities as we engage these complex problems. staying focused on our long-term interests and long-term objectives and outcomes. the imperfect outcomes may be the most we can expect, working our way toward the higher ground of possible solutions. leveraging all aspects of our power, we must multiply and enhance our efforts by working through coalitions of common interest like nato. this is in fact our future. just as we have done since world war ii, but it now may be more essential than ever before. while these challenges are not america's responsibilities alone, they will demand america's continued engagement. no other nation, no other nation has the will, the power, the cast the, "he, and a network of alliances to lead international community in addressing them. however, sustaining our leadership will increasingly depend not only on the extent of an great p
, quote, generally recognized as safe. and it announced it's taking steps to eliminate them from the u.s. food supply. foods with trans fat include, french fries, frozen pizzas, cookies, microwave popcorn, just to name a few. the fda says, banning trans fats would save thousands of lives every single year. joining us now from the cnn center, chief medical correspondent, elizabeth cohen. why is the fda taking this action now? >> a lot of people are asking, why didn't they take this action a long time ago? it's been about ten years since consumer advocates petitioned the fda to get these trans fats out of foods. well, ten years later, they're finally doing it. they say if they do take this action -- today's the first step -- if this action does continue, they say they could prevent 20,000 heart attacks a year in the united states and 7,000 deaths. and that's why people have been urging the fda to take this step for so long. now, as you noted, trans fats are in some of the foods that you just mentioned, some cookies have them, some cookies don't, some pizzas have them, some pizazz don't. al
add that to life. the us towards her is missing it's not with human rights creature posting announcements of it and that's all the troubles together if that is thick and fast hundred pounds. all that remains for u s predator drone strike right here in yemen that killed two suspected members of al qaeda but also send billions to is the loss of innocent life to justify can fight against al qaeda. stay with us as we report on one of the front lines in the war on terror on the rio rico with five actual currency pickling peaks as nourishment in the lives of kids names and objects in the financial status at the us senate hearing the new. he's a comment like promotes good pieces on skype with me. it's up to twenty three people have been killed and powerful blast in the iranian embassy in evidence capsule buried and iranian cultural sharing is among the victims of the bombings that are injured more than one hundred and four c lebanese group links to al qaeda has reportedly claimed responsibility for that not only discussed conference was the house in a text. it also opened at nine t
>> finally an agreement. u.s. and iran reach a deal on tehran's nuclear program. >> today that diplomacy opened up a new path for the world that is more secure. >>> president obama said the agreement was an important first step in keeping iran from making a nuclear weapon. >>> vatican secrets - secrets of st. peter left for centuries - to be unveiled. >>> hello, welcome to al jazeera america, i'm morgan radford in new york. >> an historic deal. there is now a deal in place on iran's nuclear program. it is designed to stop or scale back nuclear activities in exchanges for relief from economic sanctions. >> a result after a long night, described as intensive and complicated the p5+1 and iran struck an historic deal, the importance hinted at by the president's sudden and unusual for a saturday late-night address. >> today that diplomacy opened up a new pass. that iran's progress is peaceful and it cannot build a nuclear weapon. it is a first step but achieves a first deal. for the first time in a decade we have halted the progress of the nuclear weapon. >> in timing the irani
of the united states's closest allies. >>> election day for hondurans casting votes for change. >>> the u.s. and five other world powers announced a landmark deal today temporarily freezing iran's nuclear program. the six-month agreement in exchange for some relief from sanctions is the most significant compromise between the u.s. and iran since the 1979 iranian revolution. president obama hailed the agreement as the most significant and tangible progress of a diplomatic campaign. >> today that xloema diplomacy opened up a new path that we can verify iran's nuclear program is peaceful and it cannot build a nuclear weapon. >> let's bring in white house correspondent mike viqueira. mike, six months, that's the extent of this deal. what are world leaders hoping will happen during that time? >> reporter: at the end of that time, they are hoping they can come to a larger deal that will prevent iran from developing a nuclear weapon. they have instittuted steps that they believe will present iran from turning the corner. they call it "a breakout" to take the uranium and plutonium and turning it i
but then the senior side of surveillance ahead. can the us government is planning to anything now that sentence yet the attic and the stated reason security concerns. for two at the map look at the divide between the us government in the banking coming out. and a new video puts a damper on the thanksgiving turkey undercover investigators reported footage of the crowded set preconditions add turkey breeding farm more on that later in the shelf. it's wednesday november twenty seven signed in washington dc. i mean you're a david you're watching our tea. we begin to date with new revelations regarding the national security agency according to secret documents obtained by the huffington post through adverts not in this they participated in tracking the on line sexual activity if people the agency considered to be pope radicalized or is not part of the proposed plan to target six different muslims thought to have been influencing the opinions of others in carrying out theurveillance the agency was hoping to harm your reputation and undermine their credibility as muslim leaders in the community the docume
. >> that is it for us this morning. take it away, are kohcarol. >> thanks so much. have a great weekend. "newsroom" starts now. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> happening how in "the newsroom," november roars in. halloween havoc as a massive storm hammers millions from maine to texas. >> the water came too fast. there wouldn't have been time to get people out of their houses. >> reporter: people plucked from rooftops. this morning the storm marches east. >>> also foot cut. >> i just learn how to survive. >>> millions of americans who use foot stamps on notice. >> no matter how people look at you keep your head up. >> reporter: one in seven of us desperately depending on this program to put food on the table. >>> plus -- >> thanks for flying with delta. >> reporter: fire up that ipod, kindle or computer. delta becomes the first airline to let you use your gadgets below 10,000 feet but there's still one thing you cannot do. >> smoking is not allowed on any delta flight. >> reporter: you're live in the "cnn newsroom." good morning everyone. i'm carol costello, thank you so much for joining m
house has been telling us for months that millions of americans have been visiting health care.gov, but the house oversight committee released internal notes from meetings that show only six people in total successfully enrolled on the first day enrolled. obamacare is a train wreck that has become a laughingstock as a result. as of today, the hite house pushed back expectations, taping them down and jay carney said that we don't expect those numbers to be very high and we never did. henry is at the white house with our report. reporter: embarrassed over the rollout of president obama signatureomestic achievement that only six people signed up on day one and was criticized by congressman darrell issa. >> there are no doubt there from a contractor about figures. if the website wasn working on october 1, that is a dog bites man story i said demanded to know why a parade of tp officials including kathleen sebelius did not give the information. >> if you have internal numbers and you're not willing to hear extra numbers, you are doing the kind of propaganda that this administration
that the administration is now hoping that 80% of users will be able to use the website to enroll in obamacare by the end of the month. and this includes a way for consumers to bypass the half billion dollar website and the website will be greatly improved with almost no errors and that includes the fumbled rollout not sitting well with some of the president's most ardent supporters come including nancy pelosi who famously said that we have to pass the bill to find out what is in it. she white house correspondent ed henry has our report. >> whoever is in charge of this is in charge of the long-term health care. and jay carney would not deny a possible shakeup. the administration is lowering the bar by defining success to enroll in health care plan, which seems to bug even top democrats. >> it is not acceptable, but they are saying that and this includes the fixes to the website that they had anticipated, they have anticipated at least 80% by december 1 as we go forward in a has to be improved upon them. reporter: nancy pelosi went on to say that overall she still believes the law will work, only reaching
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